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  • Q:

    Certain antibiotics kill bacteria by inhibiting translation, directly affecting the ribosomes. These antibiotics are not also damaging to human cells because:

     

    A

    human ribosomes are protected from antibiotics by being in the nucleus.

    B

    human cells have enzymes that can degrade the antibiotics.

    C

    the antibiotics are only capable of entering the bacterial cells.

    D

    bacterial ribosomes are structurally different from human ribosomes.




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